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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 11:50am
Two-hundred representatives from various groups in Nepal came together in Rara, Nepal to issue the RARA Declaration on Climate Change and Environmental Threats: Protecting LIves and Livelihoods of...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 11:39am
The Mountain Institute and the Institute for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas specialty group teamed up to offer a workshop entitled "Cultural...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 11:22am
The Mountain Institute and The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have joined forces to secure mountain water resources and enhance the livelihoods of mountain communities in...
Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 4:32pm
The Mountain Institute received Pendleton County's Environmentally Conscious Business Award from the Chamber of Commerce at the annual award ceremony on Friday. Among the other 10 or so awards...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 3:08pm
Last week we had the privilege of working with the 8th grade boys from St. Paul's School in Brooklandville, MD for the first time. Two charter buses arrived on Tuesday, packed with 51 students...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 2:14pm
Appalachian Program Director Vicki Fenwick-Judy recently co-authored "Moving Sustainability Forward in the Mountain State," a post on the U.S. Department of Education's blog. Read the...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 1:51pm
We had a great time at the Almost Heaven Star Party (AHSP) at The Mountain Institute, 22-26 August, 2014.  Although the weather did not cooperate for the first two nights, there was plenty...
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 9:36am
Despite having spent only a couple of seasons as a Field Instructor at Spruce nearly a decade ago, the spirit and ideals embodied in the place have been with me ever since. As a geographer I am...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 11:12am
The Mountain Institute has been awarded a grant of €30,000 from the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) for its project “Kanchenjunga to Makalu: Conserving Landscapes in the...
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 3:52pm
     The Mountain Trail Monitors program provided by the Mountain Institute is an excellent program that I highly recommend. I was a part of the trail monitors group last summer,...
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